Content Category: #stljailscrisis

Soundcloud: #STLJailsCrisis – Stories From the Front Lines (9)

Mother shares how her son is being abused and ignored in jail.

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Soundcloud: #STLJailsCrisis – Stories From the Front Lines (1)

Testimony from a case worker at the city jail and workhouse

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Soundcloud: #STLJailsCrisis – Stories From the Front Lines (3)

Individual detained at the Workhouse speaks on COVID conditions and harsh treatment.

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Soundcloud: #STLJailsCrisis – Stories From the Front Lines (4)

Individual detained at the Workhouse speaks on the freezing conditions inside his cell.

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Soundcloud: #STLJailsCrisis – Stories From the Front Lines (5)

Wrongfully detained father spends over 20 months in jail while his young son saves up money to make bail.

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Soundcloud: #STLJailsCrisis – Stories From the Front Lines (6)

Person’s health issues are worsened due to extensive mold in jail.

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Soundcloud: #STLJailsCrisis – Stories From the Front Lines (7)

Person in jail suffers dehydration because the jail does not provide clean water.

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Lawsuit: Payton v. City of St. Louis

In the summer of 2018, Louis "Lyen" Payton suffered a fatal overdose while caged at the Workhouse. In 2020, ACD sued the City on behalf of the Payton family...

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Lawsuit: Velma Payton v. City of St. Louis

ACD sued the City of St. Louis on behalf of the Payton family after their loved on, Louis "Lyen" Payton died from a preventable overdose in the Workhouse.

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Lawsuit: Jerome Jones, Derrick Jones, and Rusan Darnell v. City of St. Louis

ACD and co-counsel filed suit against the City of St. Louis for routinely and excessively macing detainess and cutting off the water supply to people in jail as pusnishment...

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